ERIC Number: EJ651845
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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"Wise Blood," Artistic Anemia, and the Hemorrhaging of O'Connor Criticism.
Eureka Studies In Teaching Short Fiction, v1 n2 p61-81 Spr 2001
Proposes that Flannery O'Connor's work should be judged apart from the author's comments about it. Suggests her work should be evaluated on its own merits, read as fiction that represents and reflects the real world. Concludes that O'Connor was a "religious propagandist of minor importance who wrote didactic fiction." (PM)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Reading Attitudes, Realism, Secondary Education, Twentieth Century Literature
Loren Logsdon, Humanities Division, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka, IL 61530-1500.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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